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Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: Black Beauties

November 12, 2017 | D&L

The 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show will be held in the beautiful city of Shanghai, China (Nov 20th) this year and what’s even more exciting is that six new black models will be gracing the runway.

It’s always great to see some diversity in fashion and the media and as rising models are being given more opportunities for such a huge platform as VS, we choose to celebrate their debut on one of the biggest fashion show’s of the year.

Maria Borges also shared her excitement for the upcoming line-up of models for 2017. She said: “Thank you very much @victoriasecret for giving the opportunity to these beautiful models to shine. @alecia_morais @mayowanicholas and others. Congratulations on getting the Victoria’s Secret 2017. Looking forward to slaying the runway with you all. Much love MB.”

Take a look through their socials to get to learn more about the ladies behind these beautiful faces.

Amilna Estevao – An Anglian model who has featured in shows including Prada and Vera Wang. She is also very well known for her swimsuit model shots.

Instagram: @officialamilnaestevao

Aiden Curtiss – She may be the daughter of model Katoucha Niane, but she has well and truly made a name for herself with her debut runway show being for Roland Mouret’s Spring 2017 show. She also has a passion for DJing and producing music.

Instagram: @aidencurtiss

Grace Bol – From South Sudan, she has modelled since the age of 19 years old, been the face of campaigns including Givenchy and Vivienne Westwood, and continues to walk for international labels like Marc Jacobs and Maison Martin Margiela.

Instagram: @gracebol

Alecia Morais – A Cape Verdean model who has appeared on the runways of Louis Vuitton, Dries van Noten and Tom Ford shows. You may have also seen her walk in a number of Spring couture shows.

Instagram: @alecia_morais

Samile Bermannelli – She was discovered at a local contest in her home city of Salvador and her biggest (personal) highlight was walking in her very first Paris Fashion Week for the SS17 season.

Instagram: @samile_b

Mayowa Nicholas – A Nigerian model who has walked in shows including Fendi and Dior. She also names walking for Prada’s AW16 season as one of the highlights of her career so far.

Instagram: @mayowanicholas

Image Source: victoriassecret.com